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The 1940 Brooklyn Dodgers season was their 11th in the league. The team improved on their previous season's output of 4-6-1, winning eight games.[1] They failed to qualify for the playoffs for the ninth consecutive season.


1940 Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL) season
Head Coach Jock Sutherland
Home Field
Results
Record 8-3
Place 2nd NFL Eastern
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1939 1941

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 15, 1940 at Washington Redskins L 24-17
2 September 29, 1940 at Pittsburgh Steelers W 10-3
3 October 4, 1940 Philadelphia Eagles W 30-17
4 October 13, 1940 Pittsburgh Steelers W 21-0
5 October 20, 1940 at Chicago Bears L 16-7
6 October 26, 1940 at Philadelphia Eagles W 21-7
7 November 3, 1940 New York Giants L 10-7
8 November 10, 1940 Washington Redskins W 16-14
9 November 17, 1940 Cleveland Rams W 29-14
10 November 24, 1940 Chicago Cardinals W 14-9
11 December 1, 1940 at New York Giants W 14-6

StandingsEdit

NFL Eastern
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 9 2 0 .818 245 142 W-1
Brooklyn Dodgers 8 3 0 .727 186 120 W-4
New York Giants 6 4 1 .600 131 133 L-1
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 7 2 .222 60 178 L-1
Philadelphia Eagles 1 10 0 .091 111 211 L-1

ReferencesEdit


Eastern Division Western Division
Brooklyn Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Cleveland
Pittsburgh Detroit
Washington Green Bay
1940 NFL DraftNFL Championship

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